Social Chess Quarterly, The

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Author: William Winter and A Firth (editors)

Year: 1930-36

Publisher: Letchworth Printers Ltd

Place: Letchworth

Description:

19 numbers of 23. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5 1/2") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Absorbed by Chess July 1936. Volume 3, number 6 have added title "... solo-chess supplement". (Betts: 7-71) First edition.

Volume 1: Number 1: October 1930, 26 pages with photograph and diagrams; Number 2: January 1931, [27]-50 pages with photograph and diagrams; Number 3: April 1931, [51]-74 pages with diagrams; Number 4: July 1931, [75]-96 pages with diagrams; number 5: October 1931, [97]-122 pages with diagrams; Volume 2: Number 6: January 1932, [123]-146 pages with diagrams and "notice" of a Simultaneous Display at the Empire Social Chess Club of Alekhine on January 29th laid in; Number 7, April 1932, [147]-170 pages with diagrams; Number 8, July 1932, [171]-195 pages with diagrams; Volume 3: Number 9: October 1932, [196]-228 with diagrams; Number 10, [229]256 pages with diagrams; Volume 4: Number 13: October 1933, [317]-346 pages with diagrams; Number 14: [347]-378 pages with diagrams; Number 15: April 1934, [379]-410 pages with diagrams; Number 16: July 1934, [411]-436 pages with diagrams; Volume 6: Number 23, April 1936: [67]-94 pages with diagrams.

Condition:

Wear to wrapper edges, some with chips, lacks numbers 11 and 12, Volume 5 and numbers 21 and 22, Pages show bent tips, wrinkling, discoloration marks, and a number of the pages have some pencil notation. Covers show bent tips, wrinkling, fading, discoloration, moisture stains, and back cover is missing two sections of the cover. A good to very good set.